University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Administrative and Policy Studies - Grants

APOST Analysis of GRIT Data

Development and the Consortium for Public Education during the 2014-2015 school year (Calendar year: October 2014 through July 2015). Over the term of this agreement, the focus will remain on identifying evidence documenting successful implementation and embedding of the MAPS framework and the eMAPS TM digital tool, developing tools and strategies to collect that evidence, and on collecting and analyzing data congruent with the identified evidence. Both organizations will work jointly with school districts to identify the benefits of participation and appropriate intervention outcomes, to refine implementation and embedding strategies and procedures within each district, and to provide guidance and support for data collection and analysis within each participating district.
Dates: 1/1/2016 - 6/30/2016
Funding Amount: $5,495
Funder: United Way of Allegheny County
Investigator: Weiyan Xiong

Bioinformatics Programs at Minority Institutions

Dates: 2/1/2015 - 1/31/2017
Funding Amount: $30,611
Funder: Carnegie Mellon University
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Collective Impact Process Evaluation

Dates: 5/1/2015 - 6/30/2016
Funding Amount: $278,900
Funder: Pittsburgh Public Schools
Investigator: Oscar Medina

College Student Development: Self-Authoring in an Era of Increased Parental Involvement"

Dates: 10/1/2015 - 12/31/2016
Funding Amount: $5,000
Funder: National Association of Student Personnel Admin
Investigator: Linda DeAngelo

Eager: Maker: Researching A School District's Integration Of The Maker Movement Into Its Middle And High School

Dates: 8/15/2016 - 7/31/2017
Funding Amount: $209,772
Funder: National Science Foundation
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Ethiopia: Indigenous Wisdom and Culture

Dates: 10/1/2016 - 4/30/2018
Funding Amount: $89,955
Funder: Department of Education
Investigator: Maureen Porter

Global Trends in Higher Education Financing Project

Dates: 6/1/2015 - 6/30/2016
Funding Amount: $154,956
Funder: Lumina Foundation
Investigator: W. James Jacob

Math & Science Collaborative Professional Development: Pennsylvania Math Science Partnership

Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $78,849
Funder: Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Peg + Cat Early Learning of Math through Media

Dates: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2016
Funding Amount: $279,946
Funder: The Fred Rogers Company
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Propel 21st Century Community Learning Center Program

Dates: 10/1/2015 - 9/30/2016
Funding Amount: $15,610
Funder: Propel Schools
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Scaling Up - An Innovative Approach for Attracting Students to Computing NCE + add-on

Dates: 6/1/2016 - 5/31/2017
Funding Amount: $126,154
Funder: Duke University
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Technicians in Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, and Supply Chain Technology (TEAMS) Project

This specific grant will develop and improve curriculum; provide professional development for college faculty and secondary STEM educators; incorporate 21st century technologies to enhance content delivery and student engagement; and build career pathways that balance industry and academic credentials from secondary schools to two-year colleges and from two-year colleges to four-year institutions. In evaluation of this grant, CEAC will conduct focus groups, create and administer surveys and assessments of knowledge, facilitate the peer review of curriculum materials, and analyze retention statistics.
Dates: 9/15/2015 - 8/31/2016
Funding Amount: $55,775
Funder: Community College of Allegheny County
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

Technicians in Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, and Supply Chain Technology (TEAMS) Project Year3

This specific grant will develop and improve curriculum; provide professional development for college faculty and secondary STEM educators; incorporate 21st century technologies to enhance content delivery and student engagement; and build career pathways that balance industry and academic credentials from secondary schools to two-year colleges and from two-year colleges to four-year institutions. In evaluation of this grant, CEAC will conduct focus groups, create and administer surveys and assessments of knowledge, facilitate the peer review of curriculum materials, and analyze retention statistics.
Dates: 9/15/2016 - 8/31/2017
Funding Amount: $37,997
Funder: Community College of Allegheny County
Investigator: Cynthia Tananis

The LEND Center of Pittsburgh

Program Goal: Provide intensive interdisciplinary leadershiop education for health care and education professional regarding children and adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Dates: 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016
Funding Amount: $21,464
Funder: HRSA
Investigator: Charlene Trovato